The Director of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is responsible for the general administration of the the University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) Occupational Health and Safety Department and its program activities and acts as the Safety Officer for UAMS. The Director manages and coordinates activities related to occupational safety, environmental affairs, fire safety, radiological safety and biological safety. The Director is responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students visitors and patients on the UAMS campus, and for keeping the UAMS campus in compliance with all local, State and Federal occupational safety and environmental codes and standards.
About the Department of Campus Operations:
The Campus Operations Department provides the services to support the education, health care, and research missions at UAMS. Campus Operations is comprised of Engineering & Operations, Occupational Health & Safety, Operational Support Services, Planning Design & Construction, and Parking Operations. These departments provide support services for approximately 4,000,000 square feet of building space and 1,500,000 Square feet of parking decks on a campus of approximately 100 acres. Campus Operations also provides support for UAMS Regional Program facilities and the NW Arkansas campus.
Campus Operations will be leading UAMS in the implementation of a major Energy Services Performance Contract (ESPC) for the main campus. This is the largest ESPC contract in the nation for an academic medical center. The department will also be leading the campus through a master facilities plan that will encompass current and future space utilization and address underlying infrastructure issues. The department of Campus Operations is working hard to optimize facilities and insure patients, families, students and researchers have a facility that can maximize their success.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate with experience
The ideal candidate will have the following professional qualifications and personal characteristics:
Preferred Professional Experience and Characteristics:
Interested individuals are asked to submit their resume and a letter addressing their experiences that fulfill the criteria for this position to Khris Bone, Senior Search Consultant for Executive and Faculty Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Khris Bone by phone at 501-603-1316.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.